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Brand Finance named Aeroflot Named World's Strongest Airline Brand for the Third Year Running

Brand Finance named Aeroflot Named World's Strongest Airline Brand for the Third Year Running! The award ceremony was held in early April 2019 at the Royal Automobile Club in London (UK), one of the oldest and most famous private members' clubs in the world. Among t...

TAP Air Portugal first A321LR is delivered

TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of its first of twelve A321LRs on order, becoming the first airline to operate a combined A330neo and A321LR fleet. The A321LR is the world’s most flexible and capable large single-aisle aircraft. Powered by CFM engines, TAP’s A321LR is configured...


Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience Award goes to ... Qatar Airways

The ‘Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience’ award recognises the unparalleled in-flight experience offered on Qatar Airways’ patented Business Class seat, Qsuite, which features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as sliding panels that stow away, enabling colleagues, family members and friends travelling together to create their own private s...

Aviation Experts to Discuss Brexit Plans at Routes Europe 2019

As the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the EU continues, aviation experts prepare to meet in Germany to debate the issue in front of many of the sector's senior representatives. Brexit has serious implications for the aviation market, affecting air service agreements, aviation safety and security, border management and the envir...

Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan joins Vietjet at ceremony in Toulouse, France to receive brand new A321neo

Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, who along with her fellow dignitaries from the National Assembly visited and attended the delivery ceremony for Vietjet's brand new A321neo, registered as VN-A600 at Airbus's factory. Fitted out with 230 comfy leather-covered seats and high-quality carpeting, the first five rows of Vietjet's spacious new A321neo&...

American Airlines A321neo service with new cabin

The first of 100 American Airlines new Airbus A321neo aircraft is starting scheduled flights! These aircraft come equipped with an all-new cabin interior designed for enhanced passenger comfort and convenience, including larger Airspace XL overhead luggage bins that increase carry-on bag capacity. American is the launch customer for the Airspace XL bins, which provide approximately...

Air Peace becomes the First E195-E2 Operator in Africa

Embraer has signed a firm order for 10 E195-E2 jets with Air Peace, Nigeria’s largest airline. The order was announced today, during the Embraer’s Africa Airline Business Seminar, in Mauritius. With this order, Air Peace will become the first E-Jets E2 operator in Africa. The contract includes purchase rights for a further 20 E195-E2. With all purchase rights being exercised, the contr...

Airlines can easily save both money and the environment

Swedish IT company AVTECH has developed a very precise weather and wind data product portfolio to help aircrafts fly as economically and comfortably as possible – without the airlines having to invest in any new equipment. In a recent real-life test, Norwegian Air Shuttle reduced CO2-emissions by 2 000 tons in three months’ time last autumn, by using AVTECH’s services in...

Norwegian's inaugural Miami arrival

Norwegian launched first-ever service at Miami International Airport on March 31! The new service now gives travelers a daily nonstop option between MIA and London Gatwick Airport, aboard Norwegian's Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft that seats 344 passengers in a two-class configuration. "I applaud Norwegian for adding Miami-Dade County to its global netw...

Trenchard Aviation Group renews aircraft cabin materials management contract with Virgin Atlantic

Trenchard Aviation Group has renewed its long-term contract to provide aircraft cabin materials managementservices to Virgin Atlantic. This comprehensive, wide-ranging contract will be fulfilled bythe Group’s nose-to-tail cabin maintenance and total care management company, Aero Technics. Through its highly trained and flexible workforce, the company will be delivering desi...

Fly between Riga and Dublin with airBaltic

Scheduled flights between Riga and Dublin are launched!  Now airBaltic flies with the most modern commercial aircraft Airbus A220-300 aircraft to Dublin four times a week, with ticket prices starting at EUR 39.  Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We are happy to start our summer season schedule by launching a long-awaited...

Mauritania Airlines took the delivery of First Embraer E175

In a ceremony held in São José dos Campos, Mauritania Airlines  took the delivery of First Embraer E175. The airline signed a firm order with Embraer for two E175 jets in 2018. The contract has a value of USD 93.8 million. “We celebrate with Mauritania Airlines the delivery of the first E175 aircraft to Africa. We are sure that the E175 will achieve in Africa the s...

Make your choice - 69 Carriers and 162 Destinations for 2019 Summer Schedule from Prague

Passengers flying from Prague Airport will have so much more choice starting from  Sunday, 31 March 2019 as the summer schedule comes into effect. You can have a lot of ideas where to fly and what to visit - 162 destinations in 54 countries, including 16 long-haul destinations, which is the largest number in the airport’s modern history. “As part of the summer time...

Azul became 1st in Americas for minute-by-minute aircraft flight tracking with Aireon space-based ADS-B

Azul Linhas Aéreas has become the first airline in the Americas to exceed modern flight tracking safety standards by embracing truly global, real-time flight tracking capabilities onboard aircraft, with SITAONAIR’s best-in-class AIRCOM® FlightTracker. The Brazilian low-cost carrier has upgraded to SITAONAIR’s advanced cutting-edge FlightTracker option, which integrates Ai...

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The Great Move of Turkish Airlines is largely concluded

Turkish Airline’s transition to its new home, Istanbul Airport, is set to be concluded on April 6 Saturday at 20:00, flag carrier airline is starting a new era at its new home, Istanbul Air...

ANA Takes Delivery of its First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

With the addition of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner,All Nippon Airways became the first Asian airline to operate every Dreamliner airplane model Delivery bolsters the world’s largest in-service 7...

TAP Air Portugal first A321LR is delivered

TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of its first of twelve A321LRs on order, becoming the first airline to operate a combined A330neo and A321LR fleet. The A321LR is the world’s most flexib...

Aviation Experts to Discuss Brexit Plans at Routes Europe 2019

As the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the EU continues, aviation experts prepare to meet in Germany to debate the issue in front of many of the sector's senior represe...

American Airlines A321neo service with new cabin

The first of 100 American Airlines new Airbus A321neo aircraft is starting scheduled flights! These aircraft come equipped with an all-new cabin interior designed for enhanced passenger c...

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First A330neo of Air Mauritius delivered

Air Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The national carrier of the Republic of Mauritius is the first A330neo operator based in t...

Manta Air chooses safe start with GMA ATR

New domestic carrier of the Republic of Maldives, Manta Air, has signed a Global Maintenance Agreement (GMA) with ATR. This five-year contract covers the Maldivian airline’s full fleet for...

First CRJ900 Aircraft delivered to Uganda Airlines

The first two of four CRJ900 aircraft ordered by Uganda National Airlines Company in July 2018 is delivered. The new airline has selected Bombardier and the CRJ900 regional jets fitted with the ATMOSP...

Additional 35 MC-21 aircraft for Aeroflot will be equipped with Russian PD-14 engines

The 35 MC-21 Russian passenger jets, Aeroflot air carrier plans to lease in addition to 50 MC-21 jets it ordered earlier, will be equipped with the Russian PD-14 engines, Deputy Industry and Trade Min...

As Part of its Commitment to Sustainability, Etihad Airways to Operate Single-Use Plastic Free Flight on Earth Day

Etihad Airways will be the first airline in the region to operate a flight without any single-use plastics on board, in a bid to raise awareness of the effects of plastic pollution. Flight EY484...

Azerbaijan through the eyes of a falcon

Azerbaijan's national air carrier presents new destinations to Saudi Arabia in Riyadh Azerbaijan’s national air carrier held a presentation in Riyadh entitled “Azerbaijan through th...

Significant fleet renewal milestones for Emirates

Emirates are doing everythng possible to offer its customers an unparalleled onboard experience and maintain the highest standards of safety and efficiency with a modern all wide-body a...